Motor Press Guild Annual Awards- February 11, 2018-I’m incredibly honored and excited to have my book, ‘Stile Transatlantico / Transatlantic Style a Romance of Fins and Chrome’ nominated by the Motor Press Guild in the Best of the Year Books category. I’ll join my friend and fellow nominee Matt Stone and George Levy there for the award ceremony at the Motor Press […]
Donald Osborne returns to Cars Yeah!-I had the privilege of returning to Mark Greene’s terrific podcast program ‘Cars Yeah‘ this week, chatting about my book, ‘Stile Transatlantico / Transatlantic Style : A Romance of Fins and Chrome‘. You can hear the interview here. It’s the second time I’ve sat down with Mark and it’s always a pleasure to chat with […]
Petrolicious Praise for ‘Stile Transatlantico / Transatlantic Style’-Just in time for Holiday gifting, or simply to remind you that any time of the year is the right time to treat yourself, the website Petrolicious.com selected the “4 Books We Fell in Love With This December”. Needless to say we’re over the moon that one of them is ‘Stile Transatlantico / Transatlantic Style […]
Gianni Lancia, 1924- 2014, An Update- Politics & Money- Is Anything New?- Niels Jonassen is a fine writer from Denmark, the author of a marvelous book titled “Lancia Aurelia in Detail: GT, Spider, Convertible & Saloon“, published by Herridge & Sons, Ltd. Niels read my post on the death of Gianni Lancia and shared this on the story of Gianni’s supposed Communist ties: “Before I wrote […]
Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 Makes Yet Another Very Good Day At Work-I love what I do- to be blessed enough to spend my days (and nights) surrounded by and thinking of great cars is one thing. But to be able to share the joy of a very special car with a friend is even better. As reported earlier on this site, a very good friend and […]
Why I Love What I Do, Paris 2014 Edition-While I have always included purchase and selling consulting as a part of my professional offering, I find myself offering this service more and more often, especially as connected with my regular travels to Europe. During my my recent trip to Retromobile, I had a very rewarding consulting assignment. I purchased on behalf of a […]
Supporting Acts Making a Move to Center Stage-NEW YORK TIMES, July 22, 2011 MILLION-DOLLAR Duesenbergs and vintage Italian racecars crossing the auction block will hardly be surprising sights at the sales scheduled to take place in conjunction with the Pebble Beach Concours d’Élégance on the Monterey Peninsula of California next month. But a Fiat Tipo 682 in attendance — a commercial truck, […]
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